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NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THE PRESS r Spoilers advance to championship , Photo: Larry Biri J Left: Grafton Spoilers quarterback Christian Lunde ran for 179 yards and one touchdown in the Spoilers 14-8 win over Valley City Sat- urday afternoon in Grafton. The Spoilers now advance to the Class AA championship game against Fargo Shanley Friday at the Alerus Center. Above: Spoiler fan Bucky Peterson celebrates a Spoiler win. Bucky is the father of standout Spoiler player Zach Peterson. i Increased Seatbelt Enforcement to be held through Nov. 17 BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation announces an up- coming increased seatbelt enforce- ment period taking place Friday, November 9th through Saturday, November 17th. During this time, the North Dakota Highway Patrol, North Dakota Sheriff's Offices and local Police Departments will have additional officers on duty in an ef- fbrt to remind motorists ro buckle up. This increased enforcement period is statewide and is part of the Click It or Ticket enforcement efforts. "Seat belt use in North Dakota ranks significantly below the na- tional average," stated Mark Nel- son, Safety Director. "'In 2011, the national average was 84%, while North Dakota's rate was 76.7%. This simply isn't safe and it Highway Patrol steps up enforcement through end of year GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The North Dakota Highway Pa- trol is increasing enfbrcement as part of a safe &-iving effort. From Nov. I until the end of the year, troopeps will be working overtime hours to increase visibility and safety on North Dakota road- ways. With winter and holiday travel approaching, the NDHP wants all motorists to arrive at their destination safely. The NDHP is asking motorists to make responsible choices when driving. Buckle up, drive for the conditions, and never drink and drive. If you see an impaired driver, call 911. Avoid distracted driving such as talking on a cell phone, texting or any activity that takes attention away from the road. "While enforcement is proven to prevent crashes, driving re- sponsibly is the best insurance any motorist has of arriving at their destination safely," said Col. Prochniak. "'I urge motorists to re- member that driving is a full-thne responsibility." The day before Thanksgiving is historically one of the busiest travel days of the year. As part of this enforcement effort, all sworn NDHP personnel will be out on the road on Nov. 21. All driving laws will be stTictly enforced. shouldn't be acceptable to anyone driving, or riding, in our state." In 2011, 69% of individuals killed in motor vehicle crashes were not wearing seatbelts. To do their part, officers across the state have one main goal in their up- coming increased efforts and that is to keep all drivers alad passen- gers safe by ensuring seatbelts are buckled. "Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to pro- tect yourself in a crash," concluded Nelson. "During this increased en- forcement period and always, re- member it is important to buckle up every trip, every thne." For more information on other safe driving initiatives, please visit the North Dakota Department of Transportation's website at http://www.dot.nd.gov/. Fri. Nov. 16, 2012 IVlARVIN--I00 V,ndow' a Doo f  Career Opportunities Marvin Windows 'and Doors is a world leader in manufacturing made-to-order wood windows. Our company is recognized for quality products, a unique cus- tomer-responsive approach, manufacturing innovation and an exceptional safety culture. A comprehensive employment package includes competitive wages and great benefits like health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability, 401 (k) plan, paid time off, paid holidays and much more. Our Grafton location is currently adding full-time technical and professional posi- tions to meet our upcoming business needs. Manufacturing Engineer Controls Engineer Technicians (Days or Nights) Industrial Maintenance Technicians (Days or Nights) Engineering Interns (Spring or Summer semester) More information about these positions is available online at www.marvin.com/ca- reers. Interested candidates may apply online or email Apply.Grafton@ marvin.com. Equal Opportunity Employer FARMLAND FOR SALE CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP, WALSH COUNTY THE HUSEBY FAMILY offers for sale the following-described property located in Cleveland Township, Walsh County, North Dakota: The Northwest Quarter (NWY,) of Section Thirty-six (36), Township One Hundred Fifty-five (155), Range Fifty-seven (57), less an 11.08 acre tract of land (containing 136.1 tillable acres), reserving 50% mineral rights. , Bid Procedure: Written bids will be received at the law office of Steven C. Ekman, Bremer Bank Building, 910 Hill Avenue, PO Box 70, Grafton ND 58237 until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Bids will be opened.at that time and place. Please mark t/our envelope "BID FOR HUSEBY LAND". Bids should be in the total amount and not per acre. Persons having submitted reasonable written bids will be allowed to remain and participate in oral bidding. The right is reserved to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. Terms: 10% of the purchase price will be due upon acceptance of a bid, and the balance due thirty (30) clays later. For further information, contact: Steven C. Ekman Atttorney at Law 910 Hill Ave, PO Box 70 Grafton ND 58237 (701) 352-0916 (Telephone) (701) 352-1855 (Fax) ,PAGE 5  Jt at atltlktrA at LJ lt.d home a $500 award, a trip to Costa Rica, and a special plaque. Justin Zahradka of the Park River FFA Chapter researched livestock rates of gain on forage cover crops and soil quality data that could be used in future programs. Participating in a trial organized by his soil conservation district, he was charged with providing the land and cattle, helping select the seed mix, planting the crop, weighing the cattle and teachers others about his findings. Zahradka is Photo:Submitted Above: Justin Zahradka shakes hands with Anita Schneider from the National FFA Alumni representing the National FFA Foundation supported b. his Jeffrey and his FFA parents Lori and advisor Brent Arndt. a,'w .= ..-"Y7 .-'_ "'ET  .w v v i.  JI ,It JL.A  L  at I J "All of us, at some time or other, need help," said Fred Rogers, "and whether we're giving or receiving a sweater, each one of us has something valuable to bring to this world. That's one of the things that connects us as neighbors - in our way, everyone is a give and a receiver." Susan Phelps, Man- ager - Assistant Vice President of the Park River branch said that she already has recived more contributions than she expected. Sweaters can be dropped off at partici- pating locations through November 30, 2012. Jilt lk tv=. at iJI .a JLA JL Photo: Allison 0limb Above: Susan Phelps of Gate City Bank of Park River has recived two boxes worth of sweater donations so far. Edinburg Blood Drive brings in 37 people EDINBURG, N.D. -- The American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored a very good blood drive. According to Katie Bartelson, Donor Recruitment Representative at United Blood Services, "Edin- burg had a great turnout. Out of 37 people who volunteered to donate, 33 were able to give. Thirteen peo- plegave blood on the automated 2RBC machine which collects two traits of red blood cells during the donation, so a total of 46 products were collected. There were 7 peo- ple who donated for their first time." Lynette Langerud and Alida Flora co-coordflmted the drive. The Amercian Legion Auxiliary sponsored the drive. Space to hold the drive was provided at the Community Center. Others who assisted -with the drive were: ` Lois Otto;Mary Bur- kett, Loretta Monson, Maria Peter- son, Vera Brandvold, Joan Olson, Market on Main, Citizens State Bank & Walsh Comaty Press. The availability of blood is de- pendent on the success of blood drive held in many communities. The citizens of the Edinburg area can be assured that their commu- nity is a good example of a well- run blood program. On behalf of the patients who benefited, United Blood Services appreciates all the thoughtful peo- ple who volunteered to belp others by giving of themselves. Blood is for sharing; you have truly given the "Girl of Life". Reporting deadline nears for fall seeded crops BISMARCK, N.D.--- Farmers and ranchers in North Dakota are reminded that USDA's Farm Serv- ice Agency has new acreage re- porting deadlines for the coming crop year. Producers must report fall seeded crops and perennial for- age, which comprises grass, hay, alfalfa, and pasture, by November 15, 2012. Aaron Krauter, State Executive Director for FSA in North Dakotal says the change comes as a result of a national effort to align acreage reporting dates between FSA and Risk Management Agency. "The big change for North Dakota pro- ducers is that we now have two acreage reporting dates," Krauter said. "You still need to report spring crops by July 15th, but if you're planting a crop like winter wheat that will be harvested in 2013 or have hay or pastureland, it's important to get those crops re- ported by November 15th." Because of the change in re- ,porting dates, late-filed fees will not be assessed if producers miss the November 15th, 2012 deadline. "Going to two different acreage re- porting dates is a new thing tbr producers in North Dakota, and we understand:that it's going to take a while to get everybody thinking about coming into their county of- rice in thefall," Krauter said. Producers should contact their local FSA county office if they are uncertain about reporting dead- lines. In order to meet FSA pro- gram eligibility requirements, producers must submit timely acreage reports. Reports filed after the established deadlines must meet certain requirements to be ac- cepted ......... W